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Fleet Program Manager

Req id:  39277

Waterloo, ON, CA

OPENTEXT 
OpenText is a global leader in information management, where innovation, creativity, and collaboration are the key components of our corporate culture. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to partner with the most highly regarded companies in the world, tackle complex issues, and contribute to projects that shape the future of digital transformation.

The Opportunity:

OpenText is the leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM).  Our products enable the digital world by simplifying, transforming, and accelerating enterprise information needs, on-premises and in the cloud.  We embrace all things digital and are committed to being the Best Place to Work for over 12,000 team members around the world.

 

Reporting to the Director of Procurement Operations & Programs, the Fleet manager plays an integral role in delivering excellence in the management of the fleet.  This role will be responsible for monitoring the fleet, deployment to entitled employees, and making sure the policy is adhered to.  This function will include managing the end-to-end fleet process and making sure that corporate, regional, and regulatory requirements are adhered to.  

 

You Are Great At:

  • Documenting, acquiring, and assigning vehicles to entitled users.
  • Collaborating maintenance and repairs required
  • Complying with local laws and regulations, including settlement of fines
  • Collaborating vehicle and driver paperwork
  • Managing financial aspects of the fleet
  • Creating and managing fleet policies and procedures
  • Identifying and resolving operational problems
  • Analyzing fleet data and suggesting recommendations for improvement
  • Dealing with urgent or emergency repairs as required
  • Regular audit and management of fleet inventory
  • Manage vendor partner relationships.
  • Manage costs and optimize fleet resources.
  • Leading and implementing process improvements

 

What It Takes: 

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in fleet management and reporting
  • Minimum 2 years experience in contract negotiation
  • Negotiation skills.  A well-developed negotiation skill to interact with vendors and other stakeholders to manage fleet that are tailor-made to individual user requirements yet adhere to the corporate framework and standardized processes in line with internal policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Team building: Ability to assign tasks, communicate effectively, and ensure that employees work together. The manager should be able to offer guidance whenever team members need it as well.
  • Listening: Knows how to give clear instructions to the team, pay attention, and good listener
  • Leadership: Ability to lead team members and be proactive in collaborating with users, management, vendors, and other stakeholders
  • Industry knowledge: Familiar with the business’s needs as well as knowledge of automobile industry trends and practices.
  • Speaking German is a plus

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree/College Diploma in finance, economics, accounting, or equivalent experience in fleet management. Ideally candidate should possess relevant experience in negotiating and interpreting contracts related to the fleet.

 

OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please contact us at hr@opentext.com.


OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY 
We believe that our values are the compass that steers us in the right direction and helps us stay true to our mission. These values will not only guide our everyday decisions but also influence our strategic direction and the way we work. They reflect who we are as individuals and as a collective force, uniting us in our shared purpose. 

CREATE THE FUTURE 
We create economic growth that is inclusive and sustainable. 

BE DESERVING OF TRUST 
The world’s most trusted companies trust OpenText, and we demonstrate this in our actions as individuals, as a company, and as technology. 

WE, NOT I 
We build global communities of purpose and challenge by supporting each other to exceed expectations and solve complex problems. 

RAISE THE BAR 
We set high standards and exceptions, to learn, to be better. 

OWN THE OUTCOME 
We tap into our creativity to deliver incredible experiences for customers, to ourselves, and for our planet. 

We believe a workplace should be human above all else. We ask excellence of our employees and reward it by creating an environment that is welcoming, challenging and that encourages real growth and development, not empty platitudes, or trinkets.” - Mark Barrenechea, CEO & CTO

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